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No. 9 Syracuse gets 20 points from C.J. Fair, beats upstate NY rival Colgate 69-50

Syracuse’s C.J. Fair, left, hits Colgate’s Clayton Graham as Fair shoots in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

Syracuse’s C.J. Fair, left, hits Colgate’s Clayton Graham as Fair shoots in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)  (The Associated Press)

C.J. Fair scored 20 points, freshman guard Tyler Ennis hit four 3-pointers for 12 points, and No. 9 Syracuse beat Colgate 69-50 on Saturday.

Michael Gbinije had 11 points in 18 minutes and Trevor Cooney scored 10 for the Orange, who outrebounded Colgate 52-34, including a 26-7 advantage on the offensive glass. Syracuse scored 30 points in the paint and forced 21 turnovers.

Syracuse (3-0) has won 38 straight against Colgate for a 121-45 advantage in the longest-running series for both teams. Colgate (0-2) was coming off an 89-78 road loss to Wake Forest last week in the Raiders' season opener.